Bill Gates father is a banker. Warren Buffret father is a remisier. Maradona grandfather gave him a football as a present at his one year old birthday. Michel Platini's father built a football field model for him to practice his freekicks.
With the highly prestigious Nobel Prizes given to the carefully selected winners from around the world in 6 categories ( Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and Peace awarded in Norway and Sweden) Each prize is worth US $1.5 million and there might be joint winners.
It not surprise that Sweden with a such a small population of only 9 million people able to produce many giants like Ikea, Volve & Scania etc http://swedishstartups.ning.com/forum/topic/show?id=2024928%3ATopic%3A9565
Sweden produced many major inventions: http://www.sverigeturism.se/smorgasbord/smorgasbord/industry/inventions/
A person may invent something, it take a innovator like Henry Ford or Steve Job to improve on it and make it a best seller.